We've Gone Digital!  Our programs are now available online through our website, Facebook, Instagram, on our YouTube channel, and even live through Zoom! Check back often for updates!

Crafty Adults - YouTube

Join us on our YouTube channel as we concoct some creative crafting projects using common household materials. We have a new lineup of fall and holiday adult crafts planned for autumn!

Bookish Snowwperson (Dec 10)

Wooden Photos (Nov 26)

Shirt Sleeve Pumpkin (Oct 22)

Thankful Tree Centrepiece (Oct 8)

Decoupage Candle Holder (Sep 24)

Autumn is Coming Wreath: (Sep 10)

Watercolour Stamps (Aug 27)

String Art (Aug 13)

Book Page Prints (July 24)

Paper Quilling (July 9)

Bath Bombs (June 4)

Salt Dough Hand (or paw!) Print Sculptures (May 21)

Marbled Paper (May 7)

Star Jar TBR (April 24)

Social Media Watchlist

Check us out on Facebook (@myWPL), Instagram (@mywpl), and Twitter (@WoodstockLib) to add some fun and informative moments to your day. Posts are live at 3 pm.

Tuesdays:

Throwback Tuesdays: Learn a little about Woodstock's history with our Throwback Tuesday history gems! Sep 8, 22, Oct 13, 27, Nov. 10, 24, Dec. 8, 22

Wednesdays:

Trivia Teasers: Prepping for the big Pub Trivia night? Join us for a practice session on  Oct 7, 14, 28, Nov 4, 11, 25, Dec 2, 9, 23

Saturdays:

Fall Feasting: Cookbook suggestions downloadable from Hoopla or from our own collection just in time for fall feasting and entertaining!  Oct 3-31, Nov 7-28, Dec 5-19

Special Event:

Digital Escape Room - Holiday Edition!
Dec 1-21

Need to excape some seasonal stress? Try a Breakout EDU digital escape room. Spend some time solving festive puzzles and riddles as you work your way through out jolly challenges: Deck the Halls, Elf Panic, and Hanukkah Celebration. Link will be posted here and on social media throughout the month.

Woodstock WWI Enlistment Map

Map will be available beginning November 2

We have created a map using GIS technology and Library and Archives Canada records to allow you to see the name and enlistment papers of WWI personnel with the address closest to your home or to any location in the city. You may be neighbours with history? Please note: The map is based on available enlistment records at the time of publishing and may not constitute a complete record.

Virtual Tech Help

Even though our doors are closed, we are still here to help! We've moved our programs online and our digital collections are available for you to download. Check this space for updated how to gides to help you navigate our new library reality.

Please contact the library at 519-539-4801 or send an email to Gillian (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) if you have any questions.

Check out some of our most popular resources here:

Placing Holds
Hoopla
Zoom 
Libby
cloudLibrary


 

Live Programs

Fall Health and Wellbeing Series

In these times of added stress and uncertainty, join us as health and wellbeing professionals offer ways to improve your health and lower your stress.Register for your Zoom invite for each session. Can't make the Zoom session? We will post a recording of the session on our YouTube channel for one week after the program date.

Date/TimeTopic
Thu. Oct 1
2-3 pm

Stress and Anxiety - Canadian Mental Health Association

Christine Hills of CMHA will discuss the common signs and symptoms of stress and anxitey. She will relate it back to COVID and offer coping strategies. 

Thu. Oct 15
2-3 pm

Yoga for Everyone - Radiant Health Yoga

Katherine de Boer will lead a virtual yoga session to help you feel amazing inside and out. Participants of all abilities are welcome. You have the choice of using their webcam or not. View this session here until October 22. Part 1, Part 2, Part 3.

Thu. Oct. 29
2-3 pm

Get Out of Your Seat - Synergy Wellness

Marsha Barona will talk about the importance of getting up and moving - especially when you're working from home. Register in advance here.

Thu. Nov. 5
2-3 pm

Heads Up for a Healthier Brain - Alzheimer's Society of Oxford

Dana Fallowfield will talk on the imporance of exercising our brains and keeping them active and healthy. Register in advance here.

Thu. Nov. 19
2-3 pm

Toxic-Free Home Cleaning - Synergy Wellness

Marsha Barona will explore common toxins in our household cleaning products and the effects they can have on our health. Register in advance here.

Pub Trivia - Kahoot

Upper Thames Brewing LogoWhile we can't meet at Upper Thames Brewing Company right now, the fun continues online! Join us for a virtual version of Pub Trivia, where you can test your smarts against other trivia enthusiasts. Participants will need a stable internet connection. Links will be posted on social media 30 minutes before the program begins.

DateTime
Wed. Oct 21 7-9 pm
Wed. Nov 18 7-9 pm
Wed. Dec 16 7-9 pm

 

Virtual Zoom Write-ins

 Calling all writers, authors, Nanowrimo participants and wannabe wordsmiths! Join us at our virtual Zoom write-ins this November. Set your own writing goals for the month and join some fun writing sprints and exercises. We'll keep each other accountable to our goals with inspiration, support, and advice!

Dateregistration
Mondays, 7-8 pm
Nov 2, 16, 30
Register in advance for this series here.